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Whittier, CA (August 16, 2019) – On Wednesday afternoon, August 14th, a fatal collision that also left one other person injured took place in Whittier. According to authorities, the incident happened on Highway 39 in the Angeles National Forest during the afternoon hours.
Michael Nuke, 46, as reported to have been riding a 2018 Suzuki motorcycle when he ended up in the opposite lane near mile marker 35.68. Nuke Subsequently collided with a 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe being operated by a 66-year-old man from Upland.
Nuke was ejected from the motorcycle and pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Tahoe suffered at least minor injuries to his arm and his passenger was uninjured. The investigation is ongoing.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
According to California’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System, more than 480 people were killed in California motorcycle accidents in 2013. While the circumstances surrounding every motorcycle accident may likely vary, the lack of protection in place for riders has proven to be consequential, often to devastating degrees. When a motorcyclist is injured in killed due to the negligent actions of another party, it is important to obtain experienced representation.
We understand that there is nothing as tragic as the sudden loss of a loved one, although it is important to realize that your rights as the bereaved family must be protected as soon as possible.
Our accident attorneys at the May Firm will work with you to preserve those rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on the path ahead. If you have lost a family member as the result of another person’s actions, please don’t hesitate to call (844) 629-3476 or contact us online to speak with one of our expert attorneys today.
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